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Digital Design and Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a new and growing technology and enables the production of highly complex parts with respect to its load cases. This course gives an introduction to this technology and the digital tools that will enable you to think AM!
 

Course Details

Course Dates:

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Duration
1 day, 9AM to 5PM

Venue
TBA

 

Who Should Attend

  • Current industry professionals such as consultants, production employees, mechanical engineers, process engineers, managers.
  • Newcomers or mid-career switchers who want to acquire the skills and knowledge to enter the field of additive manufacturing.

Prerequisites

  • Technical background/understanding of manufacturing is recommended
  • Basic computer skills

Programme Outline

Learning Objectives
  1. Basic understanding of Additive Manufacturing
  2. Knowledge about steps in the AM process chain
  3. Understanding of building process
  4. Basic knowledge of the digital tools available to augment Additive Manufacturing
Programme Structure
  • Introduction to AM & Digital Design
  • Basics of Design for AM
  • Design & Topology Optimisation for AM
  • AM Software – Generative Design & Topology Optimisation
  • Modelling & Simulation – An AM Solution for Part Distortions and Residual Stresses
  • Geometry Preparation (CAD->STL)
  • Orientation
  • Support Definition
  • Process Simulation
  • Post-processing (deformation evaluation, compensation)
Assessment

Participants to take part in in-class quiz and sketching of simulation results to evaluate the course understanding and augment learning outcomes.

Course Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Course Fee Subsidy
(70%)

Fee after subsidy
$270


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$288.90

Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) (90%)

Fee after subsidy
$90


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$108.90

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) (90%)

Fee after subsidy
$90


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$108.90

Workfare Training Support (WTS)
(95%)

Fee after subsidy
$45


GST on Fee after SSG Course Fee Subsidy
$18.90


You pay
$63.90

Full Course Fee (without subsidies): $963 (inclusive of prevailing GST)

Instructor

 

Low Hong Yee
Senior Fellow, SUTD Academy
Associate Head of Pillar (EPD), Associate Professor (EPD) & Director of the Digital Manufacturing and Design Centre (DManD), Singapore University of Technology and Design

Hong Yee Low received her PhD from Case Western Reserve University in 1998, in the area of polymer science and engineering. She spent about 2 years in Motorola Semiconductor Sector in Malaysia. To pursue her interest in materials research, she joined the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) in 2000.

During her career in IMRE, she has held a few key appointments including the department head for the Patterning and Fabrication Capability group for 5 years, principle investigator /program director for nanoimprinting research since 2003, as well as the director of research for 2 years. In terms of research, she has been working on nanoimprinting of biomimetic surfaces. Her team has developed a variety of biomimetic surface functionalities onto engineering polymers, which she believes has a good potential to be a more sustainable technology to impart and improve product performance without relying on chemicals.

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SSG Funding Terms and Conditions

Use of Personal Details

In consideration of the subsidy provided by SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (“SSG”) through the SUTD Academy for the Course,
 

I consent to:

The collection, use and disclosure to relevant third parties of my personal data by the SUTD Academy including but not limited to personal particulars, attendance records, assessment/performance records, for the following purposes:

  1. Reporting of national statistics and conducting of holistic continuing education training research and analysis;

  2. Facilitate the conduct of the relevant surveys and audits in relation to the Course;

  3. General administration of the Course including but not limited to processing of the subsidy provided by SSG;

  4. Publicity and marketing of the Course or other Courses to be provided by SSG or SUTD Academy; and

  5. SSG or its Appointed Auditors or Nominated Representatives to directly contact Course Participant to obtain information deemed necessary for the purposes of conducting effectiveness survey or audits in relation to the Course.
     

I agree to:

  1. Attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments;

  2. Complete the Course feedback at the end of the Course;

  3. Complete the post Course survey sent about 3 to 6 months after class attendance; and

  4. Sign up for a personal email account.

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Methods of Payment

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

  1. If a written notification is sent to sutd_academy@sutd.edu.sg within 24 hours after course registration deadline there will be no cancellation charges. A full refund will be made. 

  2. No refund is provided if written notification is more than 24 hours after course registration deadline. SUTD Academy reserves the rights to collect the full fee amount from the participant.

Replacement Policy

Companies may replace participants who have signed up for the course by giving a 3-working day notice before the course commencement date to sutd_academy@sutd.edu.sg. Terms and conditions apply.

Registration Policy

  1. Course may be cancelled due to insufficient participants. SUTD Academy will not be responsible or liable in any way for any claims, damages, losses, expenses, costs or liabilities whatsoever (including, without limitation, any direct or indirect damages for loss of profits, business interruption or loss of information) resulting or arising directly or indirectly from any course cancellation.

  2. Course enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

  3. SUTD Academy reserves the right to change or cancel any course or instructor due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Types of Funding

Funding under Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")

  1. MCES is an enhanced Subsidy to encourage mid-career individuals to upskill and reskill, thereby helping them to remain competitive and resilient in the job market. With this, all Singaporeans aged 40 and above will receive higher subsidies of up to 90% course fee subsidy for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  2. Individuals/employers are not required to submit an application for the MCES. Those pursuing SSG-funded programmes will be charged the appropriate subsidised fees by SUTD Academy if they are eligible MCES. Individuals/employers will only need to pay the nett fee (full course fee after SSG's grant).

    For more info, please visit  SkillsFuture website at http://www.skillsfuture.sg/enhancedsubsidy

Funding under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")

  1. ETSS is an enhanced funding to enable SMEs to send their employees for training.

  2. SMEs will enjoy subsidies of up to 90% of the course fees when they sponsor their employees for SSG-funded certifiable courses.

  3. In addition to higher course fee funding, SMEs can also claim absentee payroll funding of 80% of basic hourly salary at a higher cap of $7.50 per hour. SMEs may apply for the absentee payroll via the SkillsConnect system.

  4. To qualify, SMEs must meet all of the following criteria:
    - Organisation must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
    - At least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
    - Employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
    - Trainees must be hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
    - Trainees must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

    For more info, please visit SSG website at http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/funding/enhanced-training-support-for-smes1.html

Funding under Workfare Training Support ("WTS")

To qualify, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be a Singapore Citizen; and

  2. Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities); and

  3. Earn a monthly income of not more than $2,000.

  4. Training allowance is only available for individuals who pay for their own training.

  5. Individuals can apply at any of WSG's Careers Connect or NTUC's e2i centres up to 30 days (including weekends and public holidays) before or after the start of the course.

    For more info, please visit WSG website at http://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-training-support-individuals.html

Funding under Union Training Assistance Programme ("UTAP")

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more union members to go for skills upgrading.

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme).

For more info, please visit https://e2i.com.sg/individuals/ntuc-education-and-training-fund/.